1924                                  Kamloops                                  1927

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size package freighter

Built at Middlesborough England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 68
Launched May 20, 1924

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 42’9” beam, 26’6” depth
2 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 887 IHP

Enrolled at London England
250.0 x 42.9 x 24.3, 2402 GT, 1748 NT     Br 147682     to:
Steamships Ltd., Montreal QC, a subsidiary of Canada Steamship Lines (home port London England)

Entered service 1924

Transferred 1926 to Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC
Enrollment transferred to Canada     Can 147682     (home port to Montreal QC)

Foundered, or wrecked on rocks at eastern end of Isle Royale, in gale Dec 6, 1927, Lake Superior (vessel not found until 1977).  All 22 aboard lost. Enroute to Fort William ON with cargo which included heavy deck cargo of wire.

See history in Scanner May 1993 (#204)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 236



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